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Medical Term:

onomatomania

Pronunciation: on'o-mat'o-ma'ne-a

Definition: An abnormal impulse to dwell on certain words and their supposed significance, or to try to recall frantically a particular word.

[G. onoma, name, + mania, frenzy]

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